Available Labrador Retriever puppies for sale
Height: Males 22.5 – 24.5 inches, Females 21.5 – 23.5 Weight: Males 60 – 75 lbs, Females 55 – 70 lbs
Colors: Black, yellow, chocolate Coat: Close, short, dense without waves or feathering
Temperament: Labrador Retrievers are responsive, friendly, non-aggressive, intelligent. With Children: Yes, devoted to their family and pleasing them. With Pets: Yes Special Skills: Field sports dog, guide for blind, drugs search dog, family pet, and others.
Watch-dog: High Guard-dog: Medium – Low
Care and Training: Labrador Retrievers need plenty of exercise and should not be kept in a locked space. Minimum light brushing of the Labrador Retrievers coat will keep it in great shape. Labrador Retrievers needs daily contact. The Labrador Retriever also loves vigorous exercise including swimming. Labrador Retriever puppies are easy to raise and train and should be introduced to people at an early age. Beware of overfeeding your Labrador Retriever as it is easy for them to become lazy and obese. Learning Rate: Very High, Obedience – High, Problem Solving – Medium
Activity: Outdoor – Medium, Indoor – High Living Environment: Labrador Retrievers are happiest out in the countryside, but will adapt to urban environment with a fenced yard when sufficient exercise is given. Labrador Retrievers are active and enjoy human interaction. The owner of a Labrador Retriever needs to be able to spend time to exercise, train and play with them.
Health Issues: Usually hardy. Potential problems with hip dysplasia, epilepsy, progressive retinal atrophy and skin allergies.
Life Span: 10 – 12 years Litter Size: 7 – 8
Country of Origin: Canada History: Labrador Retrievers are believed to have their origins in Greenland where they were used by fishermen. They were then introduced into Britain in the late 1900, from there the Labrador Retriever made their way to Newfoundland Island, Canada in the early nineteenth century. There the Labrador Retriever worked collecting fish that fell out of the nets. They were also used as a retriever for water birds. At one time Labrador Retrievers were only black in color, now yellow has become more popular. The Labrador Retriever remains one of the most popular breeds of dogs.
First Registered by the AKC: 1917 AKC Group: Sporting Group Class: Gundog Registries: AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI (Group 8), KC (GB), UKC